Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Monoceros (Mon)  ·  Contains:  Christmas Tree cluster  ·  Cone nebula  ·  NGC 2264  ·  The star 15Mon
NGC 2264 - Xmas tree cluster and cone neb., 



    
        

            Carlo Rocchi
NGC 2264 - Xmas tree cluster and cone neb.
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NGC 2264 - Xmas tree cluster and cone neb.

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
TeleVue 102 f/8.8
Imaging Cameras
Canon / CentralDS EOS 40D
Mounts
Takahashi EM-200
Accessories
Dithering · Image Plus Camera Control · TeleVue 0.8x
Software
photoshop
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Sky-Watcher 70/500
Guiding Cameras
Magzero MZ-5m

Acquisition details

Dates:
Dec. 25, 2011
Frames:
19x240" (1h 16') ISO1600 -20°C bin 1x1
59x270" (4h 25' 30") ISO1600 -20°C bin 1x1
Integration:
5h 41' 30"
Avg. Moon age:
0.82 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.75%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 119715

RA center: 06h40m54s.0

DEC center: +09°4333

Pixel scale: 5.308 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -160.804 degrees

Field radius: 1.062 degrees

Resolution: 620x412

Locations: Saint Barthelemy, Saint Barthelemy, AO, Italy

Description

Ammasso dalla forma di albero di natale con la punta rivolta in basso dove spicca la famosa nebulosa cono

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    Original
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NGC 2264 - Xmas tree cluster and cone neb., 



    
        

            Carlo Rocchi